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  • Is It Worth It to Sue for Whiplash After a Car Accident?

    Whiplash is one of the most common types of injuries resulting from car accidents . “Whiplash” is the common term used to describe the injury and subsequent medical complications caused by the sudden back-and-forth motion of the neck, oftentimes caused by rear-end accidents. While mild whiplash can sometimes only cause mild discomfort, more serious forms of whiplash can be excruciatingly painful ...
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  • How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

    When you suffer an injury due to someone else’s actions, you will probably want to file a personal injury lawsuit against them, eventually. Your first instinct might be to instead rest and relax while you recover, which is completely understandable but also a little risky. All states have a statute of limitations in place that will prevent you from filing a civil lawsuit against a liable or guilty ...
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  • Inclement Weather & Reckless Driving

    Whenever the rain starts to fall in Northern Virginia, it seems like everyone on the road is suddenly in a hurry to get to their destination. Reckless driving reports rise and the risk of getting into a serious car accident goes up with it. What is it about inclement weather that makes many motorists handle their vehicles irresponsibly? The verdict is still out on that one and there is no one ...
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  • When Does a Small Business Need an Attorney?

    If you are a small business owner, the thought has likely crossed your mind about whether or not you should hire an attorney to help you with your business matters. Throughout the course of your business’s existence, it is highly likely that a dispute or legal issue will arise that requires the expertise of a skilled business lawyer. Our firm has put together a short list of scenarios to help you ...
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  • What You Should Know Before Hiring a Small Business Attorney

    If you are a small business owner, the reality is that sooner or later you will run headfirst into a legal problem. If you are lucky, it will not shut down your entire operations with red tape. If you are not, you might be in for some headaches. Regardless of the size or severity of your case, you always want to retain the services of a professional business law attorney. Overlooking even small ...
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  • Four Tips to Help Bicyclists Avoid Collisions

    While many bicycle safety tips simply tell people to “wear a helmet and follow the law,” there are several other things that cyclists can do to keep safe on the roads. Bicycle accidents can be devastating, making it crucial that cyclists stay aware of their surroundings when riding. Our firm has compiled a short list of tips to follow that can keep you visible and help you avoid a collision. 1. ...
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  • Lingering Consequences of Bicycle Accidents

    According to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), there were close to 750 bicycle accidents in the state per year for the last five years, with a high in 2012 at 804 and a low in 2010 at 641. Around 150 of those accidents each year occur within Arlington or Fairfax; that’s roughly 20% of all bicycle accidents in the state happening in just two areas, a number that is disproportionately ...
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  • Four Tips for Becoming a Better Driver

    Aggressive drivers are known road hazards and have been known to cause nearly one-third of all traffic accidents. While other people can’t be controlled, you can counter their reckless behavior by driving smarter. Driving defensively can greatly reduce your chances of getting in a car accident . The following tips can help keep you safe on the roads by improving your situational awareness. 1. ...
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  • What Should I Do after a Car Accident?

    According to estimates, the average driver will be involved in a car accident once approximately every 18 years. Many people, however, are unaware of what they should do in the event of a collision. Once the initial shock of being involved in a crash wears off, there are several things you should do in order to protect yourself from liability and improve your chances of filing a successful claim. ...
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  • Getting an Alcohol License in Virginia

    What better way is there to grow your restaurant, bar, or catering business than to allow your guests, patrons, and clients to come to your establishment and enjoy an alcoholic beverage? Most business owners and restauranteurs would agree that there is none! But before you can set up the taps and get the liquor flowing in your Virginian establishment, you’re going to need to get an alcohol license ...
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  • Understanding Lease Assignments vs. Subleases

    If you are in the market for a commercial office or retail space, and you are about to sign a lease agreement, you will want to familiarize yourself with both the financial and the legal elements of the terms in the lease agreement. The process of leasing a business space can be very complex as it often involves a commitment in terms of time, expensive deposits, and restrictions on how you can ...
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  • An air bag deployed during my Falls Church auto accident. Could the air bag be responsible for my pulmonary contusion?

    Q An air bag deployed during my Falls Church auto accident. Could the air bag be responsible for my pulmonary contusion? A For the most part, air bags brace and cushion you during the rapid deceleration of a collision. They are there to protect you from the sort of blunt chest trauma that causes dangerous internal injuries like pulmonary contusions. Air bag contact injuries aren’t unusual, but ...
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  • I have heard it is not a good idea to give a recorded statement to an insurance adjuster after my accident. If they insist on giving a statement, what should I tell them?

    Q I have heard it is not a good idea to give a recorded statement to an insurance adjuster after my accident. if they insist on giving a statement, what should I tell them? A Don’t give a recorded statement. Why give a statement whose only purpose is to reduce or defeat the value of your claim? The adjuster will tell you this statement will speed up or remove doubt about the merits of your claim. ...
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  • A Virginia State taxes levy has been issued. Can VA take my Federal Student Loan Refund check?

    Q A Virginia State taxes levy has been issued. Can VA take my Federal Student Loan Refund check? A More Info: I owe State taxes. I borrowed more money than was needed to pay for tuition and books at a the community college from Federal Student Loan funds. A refund check will be issued. The refund is to be used for national and state board exams. Can VA take my refund check and apply it to the ...
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  • Understanding the Franchising Process

    Do you currently own a successful business that kicks off lots of profit, but the cost of capital prevents you from growing to new locations? If so, you may want to consider creating a franchise operation to help increase your business presence cheaply. To do this, you will need a franchising agreement, and often a state level franchise registration process is required. A franchising agreement can ...
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